Bonhomme wins Red Bull Air Race for record-breaking 3rd time
Britain’s Paul Bonhomme won the Red Bull Air Race World Championship for a record-breaking third time, staving off a spellbinding challenge from Australia’s Matt Hall who took a sensational first place in the final race season in Las Vegas on Sunday.
LAS VEGAS (USA) – Paul Bonhomme was crowned the 2015 Red Bull Air Race World Champion on Sunday after finishing a close second place in the final race of the season at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway behind Matt Hall, staving off a thrilling challenge from the hard-charging Australian. Germany’s Matthias Dolderer took a strong third to win his second podium of the season. Around 20,000 spectators followed the racing action over the weekend.
It was Bonhomme’s third championship, in his 10th season after the British ace won the title 2009 and 2010. Bonhomme, who had to overcome technical problems just before the final race, ended up with 76 world championship points, just five ahead of Hall on